Senior Researcher

Zhan Li

Zhan Li is an Associate Senior Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. His main research topics include the future of globalisation, thought leadership and scenario planning.

Alexander von Keyserlingk

Owner of Slowretail consultancy.

Andreas S. Weigend, Ph.D.

Professor at Stanford University. Independent consultant. Expert on successfully evaluating user data to develop new products.

A.T. Kearney

A.T. Kearney Strategy Consultants

Bruno Beusch /
Tina Cassani

Owners of the TNC Network media consultancy, specialists in interactive entertainment and emerging communication technologies.

Chris Luebkeman

Luebkeman is Director for Global Foresight and Innovation at Arup, a global engineering consultancy and innovation group.

Christian Mikunda

Author, dramatic advisor and managing director of commEnt. Regarded as a thought leader in experience economy, he now advises businesses throughout Europe.

Christopher C. Muller, Ph.D.

Professor in the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida.

Daniel Miller

Professor für Material Culture am University College London (UCL) sowie Fellow der British Academy.

Dominique von Matt

CEO of Jung von Matt, the best known and most successful Swiss advertising agency.

Douglas Rushkoff

Cyberpunk, bestselling author, documentary filmmaker and UN adviser. Rushkoff lectures on media, art, society and change at various universities.

Ernst Fehr

Professor of Microeconomics and Experimental Economic Research. Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. Chairman of the Board, FehrAdvice & Partners.

Jens Weidner

Professor for educational sciences and criminology at the Hamburg University for Applied Sciences, he is also a management trainer and author.

Klaus Jonas

Professor of social and economic psychology at Zurich University. Research on leadership, co-editor of the standard work "An Introduction to Social Psychology".

Lionel Tiger

Retired Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at the Rutgers University, New Jersey, and co-Research Director of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.

Mariann Wenckheim

Partner at 20.20, a strategic design consultancy in retail and leisure.

Martin Lindstrom

Branding literature star: Bestselling author of «Brainwashed», «Buyology», «Brandchild» and «Brand Sense».

Martin Raymond /
Tom Savigar

Raymond and Savigar are directors at the Future Laboratory, a think tank and consultancy for branding, trend forecasting and consumer research.

Norbert Bolz

Professor of Media Studies at the Technical University of Berlin, author and trend analyst.

Paco Underhill

Professor of environmental psychology and an expert in retailing. His books «What Women Want», «Why We Buy» and «Call of the Mall» are supermarket research bestsellers.

Peter Gloor

Research scientist at the Center for Collective Intelligence at MIT. Gloor is author of several highly acclaimed books, including «Coolfarming», «Coolhunting» and «Swarm Creativity».

Peter Kruse

Managing partner of nextpractice GmbH. He graduated in psychology, biology and medicine. His focus as professor and consultant is the application of brain research to economic contexts.

Peter Wippermann

Professor of Communication Design at the University of Duisburg-Essen, specialist in trend-based brand management and author of numerous publications.

Reinier Evers

Founder of Accomplished trend researscher, entrepreneur and presenter.

Simon Threadkell

Creative Director at Fitch, the London branding consultancy.
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